In a close race, Kathy McGuiness won the Democrat Primary for State Auditor this evening. John Fluharty, State Auditor Tom Wagner’s Deputy, was behind the leaks about Kathleen Davies to the News Journal and other media outlets in Delaware. The News Journal reporter, Jessica Bies, relished in writing about this sordid mess. So much so she forgot what Journalism 101 even looks like and did the bidding of her masters to smear Davies no matter what it takes. Because that is the true and ugly side of the Delaware Way.
Tonight, Fluharty gave the following statement about the McGuiness win to the News Journal:
John Fluharty, who works for Wagner and is the former executive director for the Delaware Republican Party, said: “Democratic voters sent a clear message to Kathleen Davies tonight.”
“Don’t go away mad, just go away.”
John Fluharty is the cockiest and most arrogant son of a bitch I’ve run across in Delaware. Enjoy your moment in the sun Fluharty. I can promise you it won’t last long.
What Fluharty seems to forget is Davies could return to that office as Tom Wagner’s second-in-command after the next Merit Employee Review Board hearing.
I am far from done with Mr. Fluharty. Along with his co-conspirators, Andrena Burd and Tammy Smith, they attempted to destroy Kathleen Davies. They didn’t succeed. The results of the Primary have no bearing on the heart and soul of Kathleen Davies. She is still an awesome woman and you didn’t break her. Despite the best efforts of the Fluharty Gang along with the News Journal, Davies was not trounced. It was a close win for McGuiness in a three-way race.
It is obvious, given Tammy Smith’s statement on Facebook five days ago, along with the same language conveyed from McGuiness supporter Mitch Crane to myself back in June, the office was talking with the McGuiness camp. What Smith said was near verbatim to what Crane said he “heard” about that office. I even have an email where Crane and Fluharty discussed getting together for lunch. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see you would tell anyone fantastical stories to keep your job.
As far as McGuiness v. Spadola… to be continued…
Fluharty is a state employee. He said this about someone knowing full well there are still hearings going on about her unwarranted dismissal. Together with Smith’s Facebook rant the other day, he is openly and publicly saying screw you to any state rules in talking about an office personnel matter. He thinks he can get away with whatever he wants. But let me ask you this Fluharty. If McGuiness wins the General Election, do you really think you have any shot in Hell of remaining in that office? Do you think the “life-long Democrat” will keep a slimy Republican like yourself? If Spadola wins, by the time I have my fun with you between now and the General Election, would he want someone as toxic as you in that office? Either way, you will be gone. Toast.
You might be thinking you won some war and I have no doubt you and your cronies in the office will be celebrating tomorrow. It will be a short-lived victory. I can promise you that. You are just as expendable as you made Davies. Along with Burd and Smith.